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What size is a 27-inch waist?

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A 27-inch waist can equate to anything from a size 4 to a size 6 in women's pants sizes. Sizing varies dramatically from manufacturer to manufacturer and can also depend on the style and fit of the clothing. In traditional jeans sizing, a 27-inch waist would be a size 27.

Many people do not know how to accurately take a waist measurement, which can lead to buying the wrong size. The waist measurement should be taken at the natural waist, which is usually the narrowest part on a woman. The tape measure should be loose but not hanging and should never be pulled too snug.


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